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A rescue helicopter is heading to northern New South Wales for a rescue mission after another rescue chopper was downed in an incident that happened on the back of a tow boat.
Four people were taken to hospital after their rescue helicopter crashed north-east of Coffs Harbour near Coffs Creek a용인안마nd Coffs River in Port Lympne, the Northern Rivers NSW Rescue Helicopter Rescue Group said.
The helicopter was trying to retrieve people missing in the town of Narrowall after it came under fire on Sunday.
The two helicopters were heading to assist a tow boat attempting to retrieve a family from the town.
Mr Hagg was able to land the helicopter near the town of Blaydon after it began to spin.
He said the helicopter was travelling approximately 15 kilometres an hour.
He said rescue helicopter A634 came under direct fire from a pickup truck.
A large part of the tail section of the helicopter remained above water and were being removed, he said.
The helicopter’s stabilising tether got tangled in the ground, so the helicopter eventually broke off from the tow boat, Mr Hagg said.
It was left in the water, he said.
Firefighters pulled the helicopter’s engines from the ocean.
But the e강릉안마 강릉출장샵ngine’s main control section got stuck in the sand, forcing it to take off without the engine, Mr Hagg said.
“It took us nine hours to pull it apart, and we were fortunate enough that we could land it,” he said.
The rescue helicopter was able to free itself from the sand, but it took at least an hour for a nearby road to open up because of the weight of the helicopter, Mr Hagg said.
“It went down on the west coast of NSW at about 18:30 when we had some diff파라오 카지노iculty in locating where the pilot was with the helicopter,” he said.
The helicopter’s stabilising tether got tangled in the sand and took the helicopter a long way, so the crew had to pull the helicopter apart again to unjam it from the tow boat.
The aircraft was brought to Port Lympne.
Firefighters, officials from the Queensland Police Service and rescue service officials attended the scene, which is a few kilometres off Coffs Harbour.
Port Lympne Rescue Group chairman Tony O’Donoghue described the rescue helicopter as an important element o